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Information about your Mormon Pioneers, family history and genealogy.

Esshom, Frank; Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah; Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company; Published 1913; Salt Lake City, Utah.

Ingram, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Samuel Ingram and Kezia Coggins of Bicester, Oxfordshire, England). Born June 17, 1833, at Bicester. Came to Utah September 28, 1853, Vincent Shurtliff company.

Married:Charlotte Holland March 26, 1862, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Holland and Ann King Renall of Molden, Essex, England. pioneers September 2, 1860, James D. Ross company). She was born November 16, 1839.
Their children:
  1. George William, married Aurelia Amerette Mecham;
  2. Mary Ellenor, married Abraham Zundel;
  3. Drusilla Louise;
  4. Fanny Ann, married Thomas J. Morgan;
  5. James Oliver, married Lula Gertrude Frodsham.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Carpenter; farmer; wood turner.

Warning

Utah death certificate index shows mother’s given name as “Kizra” while the actual death certificate and Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah both show “Kezia”

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Ingram, James Oliver

(son of James Ingram and Charlotte Holland). Born June 17, 1873, at Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Lula Gertrude Frodsham 1904, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Seymour Frodsham and Adelia Avasta Rudd), who was born March 31, 1882.
Their children:
  1. Olive Ingram born July 6, 1905;
  2. Douglas F. born April 26, 1907;
  3. Burnace Gertrude born April 11, 1909;
  4. Grace born May 12, 1911.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Member 68th quorum seventies; missionary to California 1889-1900. Farmer.

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Irvine, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

(son of Thomas Irvine and Agnes Shaw of Scotland). Came to Utah 1855, Milo Andrus company.

Married:Agnes Kerr in Scotland. She came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Margaret, married James E. Leatham;
  2. George, married Annie A. Burt;
  3. William, married Jane Fife;
  4. John, married Ellen Egan;
  5. Lizzie, married Henry Nesbit;
  6. Lorenzo, died;
  7. James, married Janie Richardson;
  8. Robert, married Josephine Peterson.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Elder. Miner. Died 1855.

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Irvine, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1865.

(son of William Irvine and Agnes Kerr of Scotland). Born April 6, 1839, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Came to Utah October, 1865, Milo Andrus company.

Married:Annie A. Burt September 20, 1864, Salt Lake City (daughter of John and Margaret Burt of Scotland; pioneers October 19, 1862, Horton D. Haight company). She was born November 13, 1838.
Their children:
  1. George born October 30, 1866, married Clara Lyon;
  2. Thomas born May 13, 1868, died;
  3. Margarett born January 3, 1870, married Orson Harper;
  4. John William born July 9, 1872, married Edna May;
  5. Agnes Kerr born September 20, 1876. George Burt (adopted) born August 8, 1879, married Sadie Kilpatrick;
  6. Edna Morrisey (adopted), born October 22, 1877, married Emil Mossburg.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Drove three yoke of oxen across the plains. Lumber contractor and miner.

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Irvine, George, Jr.

(son of George Irvine and Annie A. Burt). Born October 30, 1866, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married:Clara Lyon, September 15, 1897, Salt Lake City (daughter of Matthew Lyon, Salt Lake City, pioneer 1853). She was born September 14, 1870.
Their child:
  1. Annie born June 20, 1898, died.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Missionary to southern states 1892-95; seventy. Merchant.

Warning

Utah death certificate has birthdate of October 30, 1867 while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows birthdate of October, 30 1866.

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Irving, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of John Irving and Elizabeth Heron of Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland). Born June 22, 1845, at Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland). Came to Utah October 15, 1863, William Hyde company.

Married:Rebecca Williams November 17, 1878, in Montpelier, Idaho (daughter of Thomas Williams and Janet Rogers), who was born 1862 and came to Utah 1875.
Their children:
  1. William Thomas born July 29, 1880, married Mary Lindsay April 3, 1901;
  2. Samuel James born December 3, 1881, married Minnie Hunter September 27, 1910.

Family home Montpelier, Idaho.

Married:Christina Larsen January 25, 1887, Paris, Idaho (daughter of Christian Larsen and Anna Sophia Peterson, married in 1862 pioneers 1862, Captain Lindquist company). She was born February 22, 1865, at Hyrum, Utah.
Their children:
  1. John Leo born December 15, 1887;
  2. Washington born January 18, 1890;
  3. Alonzo Chester born February 22, 1892;
  4. Beatrice Sophia born May 8, 1894, married Albert Bowcutt July 19, 1911;
  5. Vivian Zora born March 11, 1899.

Family home Montpelier, Idaho.

Farmer.

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Isaac, John Phillip

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Reese Isaac and Margarette Phillip of Trevaughan, Carmarthen, South Wales). Born February 2, 1833, Trevaughan, South Wales. Came to Utah September 3, 1860, John Smith company.

Married:Rachel Williams April 27, 1855, St. Clear, Carmarthen, South Wales (daughter of Theophilus Williams and Mary Wilkin of St. Clear), who was born August 27, 1835, and came to Utah with husband.
Their child:
  1. Mary Ann born February 10, 1856, died March 16, 1856.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High priest. Worked on Salt Lake temple. Stone mason. Died November 25, 1875.

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Isaacson, Neils

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Isaac Neilson and Massa Evans, both of Christiania, Norway). Born January 6, 1817, at Christiania, Norway. Came to Utah September 13, 1861.

Married:Bertha Catherine Ogis September 8, 1850 (daughter of Ogis Johnson and Hila Anders), who was born April 6, 1826, in Norway and came to Utah September 13, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ellen born November 21, 1851, married William Thompson;
  2. Ingeborg Maria born March 5, 1857; married Jens Christian Johnson;
  3. Petra Annette born October 21, 1854;
  4. Lorenza born October 18, 1859;
  5. Isaac born February 9, 1864;
  6. Caroline born May 14, 1865, married Justin V. Shepard;
  7. Martha Ann born July 27, 1867;
  8. Neils Henry born April 4, 1870.
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Isgreen, Andrew Jens

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Jens Isgreen and Kerstena Tufras of Sodermanland, Skone, Sweden). Born May 24, 1830. Skonabeck, Skaninge, Sweden. Came to Utah August 29, 1859, James S. Brown company. First wife died, leaving one son, John M., who married Jane Dick.

Married:Anna B. Stromberg at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Frederick Stromberg and Ulrika Juliana Johnson of Benggstorp, Kyrefalla, Sweden pioneers September 13, 1861. Joseph Horne company). She was born January 1, 1838.
Their children:
  1. Anna Wilhelmina, married Charles Pocock;
  2. Emil Benjamin, married Minnie Peterson;
  3. William Charles, married Ida Jane Lindsay;
  4. Solomon, married Alice Thomas;
  5. Martha Matilda, married Charles C. Bush;
  6. Emily Jane, married Lafayette Orme.

Family home Tooele, Utah.

High priest; missionary in Sweden 1856-58. City sexton. Blacksmith; tinsmith; farmer and stockraiser. Died October 6, 1909.

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Israelsen, Tellif John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

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(son of Israelsen Tellif and Anna Christena Zachariasen, born August 3, 1803. both of Kasfjorden, Norway). Born February 18, 1826, at Kasfjorden. Came to Utah October 1864, Captain Christoffersen independent company.

Married:Mary Dorthea Markusen (daughter of Markus Andreas Nielsen and Mary Anna Rasmussen, married at Kasfjorden, Norway). She was born August 9, 1836. Came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Andrew Martin born January 9, 1857, married Boletta Wilson;
  2. Mary Ann born July 11, 1858, married Christen Jensen;
  3. Annie Christine born September 17, 1860, married John Jensen;
  4. Israel, died;
  5. Zacharias Ward born February 24, 1865, married Edith F. Janes April 24, 1907;
  6. Maria Dorthea born April 27, 1867, married Ezra Wilson;
  7. Ellen Sophia born November 4, 1869, married Joseph S. Allen;
  8. Clara Matilda born August 22, 1871, died child;
  9. Tellif John born November 14, 1873, died child;
  10. Emily Caroline J. born May 17, 1876, married Jeremiah Christiansen;
  11. Ida Malinda born November 11, 1878, died child;
  12. Willard H. born August 26, 1879, married Sadie Ames.

Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Settled at Hyrum 1864; high priest; missionary to Norway two years 1881-83. Teacher. Died December 6, 1897.

Warning

Gravestone shows a death date of “11 December 1897” while Eshhom shows a death date of “December 6, 1897”.

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Israelsen, Zacharias Ward

(son of Telliff John Israelsen and Mary Dorthea Markusen). Born February 24, 1865, Hyrum, Utah.

Married:Edith F. Janes April 24, 1907, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jacob Janes and Mary Ann Harrison, pioneers September 15, 1866, William Henry Chipman company). She was born November 9, 1877.

Missionary to Norway 1897-1900; president 62d quorum seventies 1906; first counselor to Bishop James J. Facer (3rd ward) Hyrum. Treasurer Hyrum 1892; deputy assessor west side Cache county 1897; registration officer for Hyrum precinct 1895. Manager Allen Brother’s Mercantile company.

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Ivie, William Franklin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of James R. Ivie and Eliza M. Foset of Bedford county, Tennessee). Born December 18, 1826, Bedford county, Tennessee. Came to Utah 1848.

Married:Malinda Jane Young, Provo, Utah (daughter of A. D. and Rhoda Young).
Their children:
  1. John Franklin, died;
  2. William Alfred, married Mariette Johnson;
  3. Jacob Alma, married Lydia Okerlawd;
  4. Eliza Ann, married J. J. Ivie;
  5. James Riley, married Jensina Nielsen;
  6. Wilford, married Matilda Okerlawd;
  7. Louis F., married Nettie Eden;
  8. Delia, married William A. Taylor;
  9. Calvert Milton, married Vilate Durfee.

Family home Scipio, Utah.

Married:Emily Young, Provo, Utah (daughter of A. D. and Rhoda Young).
Their children:
  1. Addle, married Warren Peck;
  2. Edwin, married Lette Porter;
  3. Rosie, married Thomas Memmott;
  4. Arthur;
  5. James;
  6. Estella;
  7. Burt.

Family home Scipio, Utah.

Seventy. Indian war veteran. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Farmer and stockraiser. Died May 4, 1880.

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Ivie, Calvert Milton

(son of William Franklin Ivie and Malinda Jane Young). Born April 7, 1869, Scipio, Utah.

Married:Vilate Durfee November 25, 1892, Richfield, Utah (daughter of Jabez Durfee of New York, and Celestia Curtis of Pennsylvania, pioneers oxteam company). She was born June 29, 1873.
Their children:
  1. Milton born September 9, 1893;
  2. Wilford Byron born October 6, 1895;
  3. Raymond born December 16, 1897;
  4. Elvada Jane born August 4, 1901;
  5. Otto Verlin born March 7, 1904;
  6. Theresa Lucile born April 9, 1907;
  7. Golden La Voy born August 10, 1909;
  8. Vergil June born June 6, 1912.

Family home Aurora, Utah.

Missionary to Eastern states 1898-1900; ward clerk 11 years; ward teacher; Sunday school superintendent of Aurora ward 5 years; bishop of Aurora ward since 1906. School trustee Aurora district 12 years. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Iversen, Jeppe

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of Iver and Elsie Sorensen of Aarhuus Amt, Denmark). Born August 16, 1814, Orslev Kloster, Denmark. Came to Utah September 24, 1856, Knud Peterson company.

Married:Annie Christina Mortensen, at Esterborg, Aarhuus Amt, Denmark (daughter of Andrew Mortensen and Christina Anderson of Roivi, Aarhuus Amt, Denmark). She was born September 13, 1802.
Their children:
  1. Hans Peter, married Annie Nilson;
  2. Elsie Maria, married Stephanus Moss;
  3. Martin, died 1862;
  4. Caroline Christina, married William Morrison;
  5. Elizabeth Catherine, married Ole Salisbury.

Family home Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

High priest. Farmer. Died 1899, Washington, Utah.

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Iversen, Magnus

(son of Iver Klemensen and Gunhild Olsen of Engen, Buskerud, Norway). Born December 22, 1816, at Engen.

Married:Ingeborg Kirstine Nielsen (daughter of Ole Nielsen and Ann Margrette Nielsen of Haugsund, Norway), who was born December 9, 1845. Came to Utah 1875.
Their children:
  1. Iver;
  2. Gustave Arnt, married Mary Olsen.

Family home Christiania, Norway.

Died August 24, 1874, Christiania, Norway.

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Iversen, Gustave Arnt

(son of Magnus Iversen and Ingeborg Kirstine Iversen). Born November 17, 1871, at Drobak, Norway. Came to Utah July 24, 1875, L. S. Anderson company.

Married:Mary Olsen October 23, 1895, Manti, Utah daughter of Fredrick Olsen and Matilda Jensen of Ferron, Emery county, Utah), who was born August 6, 1873.
Their children:
  1. Maude May born March 31, 1897;
  2. Glendon Gustave born December 11, 1898;
  3. Clarence Magnus born January 4, 1899;
  4. Richard Donald born March 15, 1902;
  5. Ray Clifford born November 24, 1903;
  6. Ethel Jean born September 23, 1906;
  7. Kenneth Ross born May 25, 1909;
  8. Evelyn Augusta born June 1, 1911.

Family resided Manti and Price, Utah.

Missionary to Norway 1892-4; second counselor in presidency South San Pete stake; president Carbon stake. Price. County recorder of San Pete county 1896; Utah state senator 12th district 1911-14; assistant attorney general of Utah 1913. Attorney.

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Iversen, Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Christian Iversen, born August 24, 1805. and Anna Elizabeth Jensen, born April 27, 1807, both at Viele, Denmark, married 1829). Born January 21, 1840, Viele, Denmark. Came to Utah October 1, 1862, Joseph Horne company.

Married:Kiersten Rasmussen February 16, 1863 (daughter of Rasmus Clausen and Karen Eabensen), who was born March 1840. Came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Peter Martin born January 31, 1865, married Augusta Nelsen September 15, 1893;
  2. Niels Carl born October 8, 1866, married Hilda Lundquist March 16, 1898;
  3. Richard born August 22, 1868, married Annie K. Larsen 1891.

Family home Mill Creek, Utah.

Married:Karen Rasmussen September 17, 1871, Salt Lake City (daughter of Rasmus and Knudsine Petersen, who were married in 1836, Aarhuus. Denmark). She was born April 23, 1844, Aarhuus, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Lelian Sine born March 21, 1880, married John Calvin Cobb October 19, 1904;
  2. Emma Carrie born September 16, 1882, married Reeves D. Heigh December 16, 1903;
  3. Amanda born May 10, 1884, married Joseph Israel Pierson October 3, 1906.

Family home Bear River City, Utah.

High priest and ward teacher. Assisted in erection of St. George, Manti, Logan and Salt Lake temples. Settled in Mill Creek ward 1862 and moved to Box Elder county 1867. Helped build canal from Cottonwood to Salt Lake City to convey water to Temple. Worked on Canadian Pacific from Ogden to Promontory, also on Utah Northern narrow gauge from Brigham to Logan. Pound-keeper 7 years; watermaster 25 years; mail carrier from Bear River City and Corrine 8 years; registrar agent 4 years.

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Iverson, Iver Nicholas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Nicholas and Mary Catherine Iverson of Schleswig-Holstein, Denmark). Born March 19, 1821, in Schleswig. Came to Utah September 27, 1853, Moses Dailey company.

Married:Catherine Williams January 19, 1854, Salt Lake City (daughter of Christopher Williams and Millicent Van Nostran of Upper Canada, former a pioneer, 1848, Brigham Young company). She was born June 6, 1836.
Their children:
  1. Mary Catherine born February 15, 1855;
  2. Alma N. born August 7, 1857, married Sarah Jane Tuckett;
  3. Christopher W. born December 30, 1859.

Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Missionary to Denmark 1857-58. Had charge of a company of emigrants from Denmark. Died August 19, 1860, Pleasant Gorve.

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Iverson, Alma Nicholas

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(son of Iver Nicholas Iverson and Catherine Williams). Born August 7, 1857, Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Married:Sarah Jane Tuckett October 16, 1884, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Tuckett and Sarah Ann Gee of Salt Lake City and Springville, Utah). She was born January 2, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Thalia born August 10, 1885, married Arthur Laycock;
  2. Eda Laryotha born April 14, 1887, married Louis Ditmore;
  3. Eltha May born October 10, 1889, married Niels L. Monson;
  4. Alma Nicholas born December 5, 1891;
  5. Nellie born January 31, 1894;
  6. Olive born August 8, 1896;
  7. Reva Caroline born March 18, 1899;
  8. Jessie Catherine born October 21, 1901;
  9. Laid Dewayne born November 25, 1904;
  10. John G. born May 18, 1907.

Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Worked for 43 years in canyons building roads, trails, hauling logs, running a sawmill and cutting lumber for houses, beginning when he was 13 years of age, and taking a man’s place; built the trail over which the first sacks of ore were brought from American Fork canyon. Also conducted a farm.

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Izatt, Alexander

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of William Izatt and Grace Adamson of Fife, Scotland; latter came to Utah October 4, 1864, William S. Warren company). Born May 14, 1843, Fifeshire. Came to Utah October 4, 1864, William S. Warren company.

Married:Elizabeth Boyle 1865. Salt Lake City (daughter of George Boyle and Mary McDugall).
Their children:
  1. Mary and Grace, died;
  2. William born, married Rhoda Ann Turner;
  3. Elizabeth, married John S. Andrews;
  4. Janett, married Albert Hugo;
  5. Margaret, married Alfred Osborn Shelton;
  6. Jane, married Robert Briggs;
  7. Anne, married Joseph E. Wilson, Jr.;
  8. Alexander G., married Rebecca Turner;
  9. Georgena, married Edward J. Clark.

Family home Logan, Utah.

High priest; temple worker. Stone mason. Died January 1913.

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